Director of HopeRx, Henderson County’s Coalition to address Prescription Drug Misuse and Prevention since 2014.
BS in Psychology and Reading Education from North Carolina State University
Co-founder of Anna’s Hope, a fund dedicated to raising awareness about prescription drug misuse
Extensive experience in non-profit fundraising and community relations
Active in the community and speaks regionally on issues regarding substance and prescription drug misuse and prevention
Is interviewed regularly by multiple media outlets for updates on opiate and substance misuse issues
Serves on North Carolina’s state Task Force on Sentencing Reforms for Opioid Drug Convictions
Appointee to the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
Rotarian for 12 years and is a past president (winner of best large club award)
Michelle Geiser is a Prevention Specialist and Project Coordinator who works with Substance Misuse and Trauma in order to prevent the onset and reduce the progression of substance abuse and substance abuse-related problems.
Michelle believes in supporting students and individuals through strengthening prevention infrastructure at the community level. Educators have the ability to initiate change in their students
Michelle has worked with HopeRX, the community coalition to prevent substance misuse, identifying and selecting prevention strategies that support Henderson County
Michelle has been trained in substance misuse and mental health prevention, psychological first aid, and traumatology.
Michelle holds a Masters in Education from Liberty University, and is a Doctoral Candidate in Community Traumatology.